OFCA Committees

Board of Directors

  • Chair: Mitzi Moody
  • Meeting Dates: 3rd Saturday – each month.  9:30 – 11:30 am.  One month is full Board meeting, the next month committee meetings
  • Meetings are held at the OFCA office – 303 E. Broad Street, Columbus OH 43215

Ohio Primary Parent Advisory Council (OPPAC) & Succeed Steering Committee

  • Chair: Karen Ezirim, Primary parent advocate
  • Meeting Dates:  Scheduled as Needed
  • Meetings are held by tele-conference or in person, as needed
  • Give input to the Board on the Needs and Work for Primary Family Advocacy
  • Developed and maintain the Succeed Primary Parent Support Groups

Adoption Advisory Council

  • Chair: Dot Erickson-Anderson
  • Meeting Dates: Scheduled Monthly through school year
  • Meetings are held by Teleconference
  • Give input to the Board on Needs and Work for Adoptive Families

Foster Care Advisory Council 

  • Chair: Dot Erickson-Anderson
  • Meeting Dates: Scheduled Monthly through school year
  • Meetings are held by Teleconference
  • Give input to the Board on Needs and Work for Foster Families

 

OFCA Program Committee

  • Chair: Monique Phifer
  • Meeting Dates: Every other month on 3rd Saturday
  • Plan for execution of OFCA’s Programs

     Conference Committee

  • Meeting Dates: Scheduled as Needed
  • Meetings are held: Teleconference and in person 
  • Plan the Annual Conference scheduled in June

OFCA Development Committee

  • Chair: Keesha Salters
  • Meeting Dates: Every other month on 3rd Saturday
  • Meetings are held: Teleconference and in person

Board Committees In Development

  • Advocacy
  • Technology

 

To participate in a committee or work group email: office@ofcaonline.org 

 
STATEWIDE COMMITTEES

Statewide committees work to develop strategies for the development, spread, implementation, and evaluation of policies, legislation  and best practices in child protective services

OFCA regularly sends Family Representatives to statewide groups and committees set up.  These groups include:

  • Ohio Grandparent Kinship Coalition (OGKC)
  • Ohio Adoption Planning Group (OAPG) 
  • Ohio Children’s Alliance Foster Care & Adoption Committee
  • Family First Prevention Services Act Leadership and Individual Committees (FFPSA)
  • ODJFS Partners for Ohio’s Families
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Child Abuse & Neglect Committee